Index to Reviews

By title

Abbeville by Jack Fuller

The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary E. Pearson

After Dark by Haruki Murakami

“Alpha and Omega” from On the Prowl by Patricia Briggs

All Aunt Hagar’s Children: Stories by Edward P. Jones

America, America by Ethan Canin

American Cream by Catherine Tudish

And the Band Played On by Randy Shilts

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins (mini-review)

Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery

Attachments by Rainbow Rowell (mini-review)

Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade by Patrick Dennis

The Autumn Castle by Kim Wilkins

Bab: A Sub-Deb by Mary Roberts Rinehart

Bad Mother by Ayelet Waldman

Bag of Bones by Stephen King

Baltimore Blues by Laura Lippman

Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

The Bayou Trilogy by Daniel Woodrell

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

The Best American Travel Writing 2006 edited by Tim Cahill

The Best American Travel Writing 2009 edited by Simon Winchester

The Best Travel Writing 2008 edited by James O’Reilly, Larry Habegger, and Sean O’Reilly

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehesi Coates

The Big Switch: Our New Digital Destiny by Nicholas Carr

Black Mountain Breakdown by Lee Smith

Blankets by Craig Thompson

The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

Blood Cross by Faith Hunter

Bloodsucking Fiends by Christopher Moore

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Bone Crossed by Patricia Briggs

Boo by Rene Gutteridge

Brazilian Adventure – Peter Fleming

Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote

Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat

Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

Bury the Chains by Adam Hochschild

Buying Time by Pamela Samuels Young

The Call by Yannick Murphy

Castle Rackrent by Maria Edgeworth

Castle Waiting (Volumes I and II) by Linda Medley

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

The Cat Dancers by P. T. Deutermann

Cathy’s Book: If Found Call (650) 266-8233 by Jordan Weisman

Chanel: Collections and Creations by Daniele Bott

Chaos Walking trilogy by Patrick Ness

The Chimes by Anna Smaill

China Trade by S. J. Rozan

A Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L’Engle

Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine

The City & The City by China Mieville

City of Bones (mini-review) by Cassandra Clare

City of Trees by Melanie Choukas-Bradley

Claudine at School by Colette

A Climate for Change by Katharine Hayhoe and Andrew Farley

Cocaine Blues (Phryne Fisher #1) by Kerry Greenwood

Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons

Cold Hit by Linda Fairstein

Columbine by Dave Cullen

Confederates in the Attic by Tony Horwitz

A Corpse in the Koryo by James Church

Counter Culture by Candacy A. Taylor

A Countess Below Stairs by Eva Ibbotsen

The Country of the Pointed Firs by Sarah Orne Jewett

County Chronicle by Angela Thirkell

Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell

Crocodile on a Sandbank (Amelia Peabody #1) by Elizabeth Peters (mini-review)

Crossing Washington Square by Joanne Rendell

Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

Cry Wolf (Alpha & Omega #1) by Patricia Briggs

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

A Dark Dividing by Sarah Rayne

The Dark Divine by Bree Despain

The Dashwood Sisters Tell All by Beth Pattillo

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

A Day in a Medieval City by Chiara Frugoni

Dead Run by P. J. Tracy

Deep Secret by Diana Wynne Jones

Defiance by Nechama Tec

Delta Wedding by Eudora Welty

Devil’s Teeth: A True Story of Obsession and Survival Among America’s Great White Sharks by Susan Casey

Diary of a Provincial Lady by E.M. Delafield

Diplomatic Incidents by Cherry Denman

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Ditched by Dr. Right: And Other Distress Signals From the Edge of Polite Society by Elizabeth Warner

Divergent (mini-review) by Veronica Roth

The Djinn in the Nightingale’s Eye by A. S. Byatt

Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood by Fatima Mernissi

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris

A Drink Before the War by Dennis LeHane

The Dud Avocado by Elaine Dundy

The Eagle Catcher by Margaret Coel

East by Edith Pattou

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

Eifelheim by Michael Flynn

Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn

The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim

Enna Burning by Shannon Hale

The Escape by Mary Balogh

Evia by Sara Wheeler

Fables: The Deluxe Edition, Book One by Bill Willingham

Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen

Farthing by Jo Walton

Fifty Fashion Looks that Changed the 1960’s by Paula Reed & the Design Museum

Final Jeopardy by Linda Fairstein

The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

The F0rever War by Joe Haldeman

Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Frederica by Georgette Heyer

Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs

Funny in Farsi by Firoozeh Dumas

Game Change by John Heilemann with Mark Halperin

A Game of Hide and Seek by Elizabeth Taylor

Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen

Generation Kill by Evan Wright

Ghost Hunters: William James and the Search for Scientific Proof of Life After Death by Deborah Blum

Giants of the Frost by Kim Wilkins

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (Re-read review)

gods in alabama by Joshilyn Jackson

Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Goodbye Tsugumi by Banana Yoshimoto

Goose Girl by Shannon Hale

The Grail Bird: Hot on the Trail of the Ivory-Billed Woodpecker by Tim Gallagher

The Greengage Summer by Rumer Godden

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Guests of the Ayatollah by Mark Bowden

H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

The Hakawati by Rabih Alameddine

Half-Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls

The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin

The Hard Way by Lee Child

Hardboiled & Hard Luck by Banana Yoshimoto

Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating by Jane Goodall

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Heads in Beds by Jacob Tomsky

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

The Heart of Christianity by Marcus J. Borg

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Here is Your War by Ernie Pyle

A History of the Middle East: Second Edition by Peter Mansfield

A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea by Joel Achenbach

Honeymoon in Tehran by Azadeh Moaveni

Hotel du Lac by Anita Brookner

The Hot Zone by Richard Preston

The House at Riverton by Kate Morton

Howards End by E.M. Forster

How to Achieve a Heaven on Earth – Edited by John E. Wade III

How to Be Black by Baratunde Thurston

The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin (mini-review)

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Hunting Ground by Patricia Briggs

Hush: An Irish Princess’ Tale by Donna Jo Napoli

Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman

In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan

The Inimitable Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse

The Inn at Lake Devine by Elinor Lipman

In Patagonia by Bruce Chatwin

In The Woods by Tana French

Intimate: An American Family Photo Album by Paisley Rekdal

Into the Heart of Borneo by Redmond O’Hanlon

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

Istanbul by Orhan Pamuk

It Happened One Wedding by Julie James

It’s Not All Flowers and Sausages by Mrs. Mimi

Jack and Rochelle by Jack and Rochelle Sutin

Jackaroo by Cynthia Voigt

The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler

The Janissary Tree by Jason Goodwin

Johnny Hiro: Half-Asian, All Hero by Fred Chao

Just Listen by Sarah Dessen

Just One of the Guys by Kristan Higgins

Kim by Rudyard Kipling

Kindred by Octavia Butler

King Solomon’s Mines by H. Rider Haggard

Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat

La’s Orchestra Saves the World by Alexander McCall Smith

The Last Werewolf – Glen Duncan [DNF review]

Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust by Immaculee Ilibigiza

Liberty Falling by Nevada Barr

Lips Touch: Three Times by Laini Taylor

Little Face by Sophie Hannah

Live Bait by P. J. Tracy

The Lonely Patient: How We Experience Illness by Dr. Michael Stein

Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry

The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets by Eva Rice

Lost in Shangri-La by Mitchell Zuckoff

Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen

Love The One You’re With by Emily Giffin

Making Toast: A Family Story by Roger Rosenblatt

The Malfine Trilogy (Let There Be Blood, The Egyptian Coffin, and The Fool’s Gold) by Jane Jakeman

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen

The Martian by Andy Weir

The Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs

Middlemarch by George Eliot

Midnight Champagne by A. Manette Ansay

Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town by Jon Krakauer

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day by Winifred Watson (book/movie comparison)

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

Monkeewrench by P. J. Tracy

The Moonpool (Cam Richter #3) by P.T. Deutermann

Mouse Guard Fall 1152 by David Petersen

The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

The New York Regional Mormons Singles Halloween Dance by Elna Baker

The Night Gardener by George Pelecanos

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping by Judith Levine

Now & Then by Jacqueline Sheehan

The Nurses by Alexandra Robbins

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

On Agate Hill by Lee Smith

Once Upon a Marquess by Courtney Milan

One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer by Nathaniel Fick

One Day by David Nicholls

Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman

Our Hearts Were Young and Gay by Cornelia Otis Skinner and Emily Kimbrough

Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Ox Travels: Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers introduced by Michael Palin

Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954 – 1963 by Taylor Branch

The Passage by Justin Cronin

A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

Patience of Ice by Renate Wood

The Peach Keeper by Sarah Addison Allen

People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

The Pillar of Fire: America in the King Years 1963 – 1965 by Taylor Branch

The Pillow Book by Sei Shonagon

Poltergeist by Kat Richardson

Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language by John McWhorter

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark

Princess of the Midnight Ball by Jessica Day George

Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble and Coming of Age in the Bronx by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc

The Rescue by Nicholas Sparks

River Marked by Patricia Briggs

The River of No Return by Bee Ridgway

River Secrets by Shannon Hale

The Rose Garden by Susanna Kearsley (mini-review)

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

The Round House by Louise Erdrich

The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason

Safe Area Gorazde by Joe Sacco

Saplings by Noel Streatfeild

Saving Grace by Lee Smith

Say You’re One of Them by Uwem Akpan

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

The Shadowy Horses by Susanna Kearsley

Shoot to Thrill (Monkeewrench #5) by P. J. Tracy

The Shunning by Beverly Lewis

Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs

Silver Like Dust by Kimi Cunningham Grant

The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls

Situations Matter by Sam Sommers

Skinny Dip by Carl Hiassen

Skinwalker by Faith Hunter

Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered by E.F. Schumacher

Smile by Raina Telgemeier

Snow Blind by P. J. Tracy

So Big by Edna Ferber

Something About You by Julie James

Something Missing by Matthew Dicks

Specials by Scott Westerfield

Spider Mountain by P. T. Deutermann

The Spiral Staircase by Karen Armstrong

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris

Stasiland by Anna Funder

Storm Front by Jim Butcher

The Story of a Marriage by Andrew Sean Greer

The Suffragette Scandal by Courtney Milan

The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen

The Summer Book by Tove Jansson

Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow by Jessica Day George

The Sundial by Shirley Jackson

Sunshine by Robin McKinley

The Surgeon by Tess Gerritsen

Swampwalker’s Journal: A Wetlands Year by David M. Carroll

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin

The Talisman by Sir Walter Scott

Tepper Isn’t Going Out by Calvin Trillin

Terra Incognita by Sara Wheeler

Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris

They Were Still Born: Personal Stories about Stillbirth edited by Janel Atlas

This is Running for Your Life: Essays by Michelle Orange

Tomato Red by Daniel Woodrell

Too Big to Know by David Weinberger

To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis

To the North by Elizabeth Bowen

Touchstone by Laurie R. King

A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute

Trade Me by Courtney Milan

Traffic: Why We Drive The Way We Do by Tom Vanderbilt

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven by Susan Jane Gilman

Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell

The Unlikely Disciple by Kevin Roose

Un Lun Dun by China Mieville

Valeria’s Last Stand by Marc Fitten

VB6: Eat Vegan Before 6:00 by Mark Bittman

The Veil of Gold by Kim Wilkins

Veil of Lies (Crispin Guest #1) by Jeri Westerson

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

The Warden by Anthony Trollope

Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion

The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi

Weekends at Bellevue by Julie Holland

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

We Were an Island: The Maine Life of Art and Nan Kellam by Peter Blanchard III

We wish to inform you that tomorrow we will be killed with our families by Philip Gourevitch

What I Saw And How I Lied by Judy Blundell

Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

The Whistling Season by Ivan Doig

The White Darkness by Geraldine McCaughrean

White Teeth by Zadie Smith (mini-review)

Why Evolution is True by Jerry A. Coyne

Wicked by Gregory Maguire

Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr

Winter’s Bone by Daniel Woodrell

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell

A Woman Entangled by Cecilia Grant

The Woman in White (post 1, post 2, post 3, post 4) by Wilkie Collins

The Wonder Spot by Melissa Bank

The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan

You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up by Annabelle Gurwitch and Jeff Kahn

Zeitoun by Dave Eggers

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